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Magic combination shines at Brighton

BLING King became this season's latest winnerof a Racing Post Yearling Bonus when getting off the mark at the third attempt in the 6f maiden at Brighton on Friday.

Eve Johnson Houghton - Trainer

Eve Johnson Houghton: also trains another bonus winning son of Haafhd in Orientalist

  PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos) 

Bling King carries the colours of P Deal and C Brown and was purchased by his trainer, Eve Johnson Houghton, for 24,000gns at the Tattersalls October Sale. Bred by Whitsbury Manor Stud and Mrs M E Slade, the son of Haafhd is a half-brother to a winner and out of Bling Bling, a sister to smart sprinter Watching.

The combination of Haafhd, Johnson Houghton and breeder Whitsbury Manor Stud were also the formula behind one of last season's early yearling bonus winners, Orientalist.

 

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